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Ta-Jung Lin, MD
(478) 718-6640
1550 College St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Coll Of Med Natl Taiwan Univ, Taipei, Taiwan (244-02 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1950

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Ma Lourdes Blas Mina
(478) 633-6706
777 Hemlock St
Macon, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ilka Adene Shanklin, MD
729 Pine St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1998

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Carl Clifton Schuessler
(478) 743-3454
1062 Forsyth St
Macon, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Carol Wanna
(478) 742-6738
682 Hemlock St # 210
Macon, GA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Carl Clifton Schuessler, MD
(478) 743-3454
1062 Forsyth St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1968

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Kerry Darlene Holliman, MD
2410 Ingleside Ave
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mercer Univ Sch Of Med, MacOn Ga 31207
Graduation Year: 2001

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Alfredo N San Juan, MD
(989) 224-6895
2141 General Winship Dr
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1971

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Dr.KAMESHA FAIR
(478) 633-1056
777 Hemlock Street #69
Macon, GA
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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John Aziz Souma, MD
(478) 741-8862
Medicine Center Central Ga Pox 6000
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center Of Central Geor, MacOn, Ga; Coliseum Med Ctr, MacOn, Ga
Group Practice: Mercer University Dba Mercer Health Systems

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Endometriosis Explained

Endometriosis Explained

Endometriosis develops in many women as a result of tissue (similar to the endometrium) that begins to grow outside of the uterus. The endometrium is the lining in the womb, and changes each month with menstruation. When a woman has endometriosis, it causes stomach pain, uncomfortable menstruation, and infertility in 40% of women who are affected.

Doctors are not entirely sure what causes endometriosis, but it is suspected that menstruation that happens backwards through the fallopian tubes could be responsible. Other physicians believe that there is a correlation between women who have never had children and the development of endometriosis. There have been many studies done on endometriosis, but health care providers still do not have a definitive answer on what leads to this tissue growing abnormally in the body.
Your menstrual blood is made up of endometrial glands, blood and connective tissue, and endometrial epithelium. In women who suffer from endometriosis, the endometrium breaks into pieces, and is discarded into the vagina as it is in women with normal cycles. However, in the case of endometriosis, the blood escapes through openings in the womb into the fallopian tubes and into the peritoneal cavity. These pieces then attach themselves to the layer of the peritoneal cavity and start to grow, which causes pain.

Endometriosis can be extremely painful, and can also cause emotional stress to women, especially if infertility is present. Some women who develop endometriosis are quite young, and must deal with potential infertility before they have had a chance to become pregnant.

To diagnose endometriosis, your doctor will perform a laparoscopy, which involves using a laparoscope to view the reproductive organs. Usually, women are alerted to endometriosis by stomach pain and painful sexual intercourse. It is important that you seek treatment if you suspect that you may have endometriosis, as the sooner i...

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